David Goodman is an award-winning independent journalist, a contributing writer for Mother Jones and the author of eight books, including the New York Times bestsellers he co-authored with his sister. He is also author of the critically acclaimed Fault Lines: Journeys Into the New South Africa (2002). David Goodman’s articles have also appeared in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Outside, Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, The Nation and numerous other publications. Goodman has been a frequent guest on national radio and television shows, including PBS’ NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Pacifica Radio, Democracy Now!, NPR's Fresh Air, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation and CNN. His reporting is included in the American Empire Project book, In the Name of Democracy (2005) and No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a Half Century, 1950-2000 (2007).